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Japanese man is the first suspect ever arrested for using deepfake tech to de-pixelate porn

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A Japanese man was arrested on Monday after he effectively removed pixelated parts in censored domestically produced porn videos using artificial intelligence.

Abuse of tech power: Masayuki Nakamoto, a 43-year-old website owner from Hyogo prefecture, was apprehended for using deepfake technology in reversing pixelation in Japanese adult videos and then reselling the videos to willing buyers, reported VICE

Japanese Pro-Trump Supporters Stage Their Own Rally in Tokyo During Capitol Hill Riot

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Just as violence was erupting on Capitol Hill with rioters storming the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, a large protest was also developing in Japan. 

Pro-Trump Japanese: Chanting anti-Chinese Communist Party and anti-media slogans, groups of demonstrators were filmed marching in Tokyo in apparent support of outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, Metro reports.

Watch a Michelin Star Chef Make a Japanese Staple Dish Almost Entirely in a Rice Cooker

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Chef Hiroo Nagahara is the owner of Bao Hiroo in the Arts District of Downtown LA. His spot is known for offering unique dishes that mesh the best of both his Japanese and Taiwanese heritage.

He earned his first Michelin Star at the age of 24 as the CDC (Com de Chef) of Restaurant Charlie in 2010, which prompted a flood of offers from investors interested in starting a restaurant with him. He declined them all and instead went to Japan and decided to stag (work as an unpaid kitchen intern) at Narisawa (2 Michelin Star) and Kagurazaka Ishikawa (3 Michelin Star) to expand his culinary knowledge. Most recently, he was Executive Chef at the acclaimed Nomica in San Francisco before starting Bao Hiroo in 2019. 

The Mind-Blowing Reason Kikkoman Soy Sauce Bottles Have 2 Holes

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A breakfast radio show host in Melbourne, Australia had her mind blown after her co-host revealed to her how to properly control the flow of soy sauce when pouring from a Kikkoman bottle.

Jason Hawkins, the host of the breakfast radio show “Jase and PJ,” asked his co-host Polly “PJ” Harding why some soy sauce bottles have openings on both sides, according to a video posted by the show’s official TikTok account on August 12, according to Daily Mail.

Bellevue College VP Put on Leave After ‘Removing History’ on Mural for Japanese American Concentration Camps

Bellevue College, a public college in Washington state, has apologized for editing an art installation that commemorated the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.

The display, titled “Never Again is Now,” features an 11-foot mural of two Japanese American children from a concentration camp in California, placed alongside a placard description.